It’s impossible to have a bad day when you wake up to a shady border packed with the happy faces of viola. These joyous spring bloomers (close cousins to pansies) almost seem to smile at you whenever you approach. Growing just 4-8 inches tall, viola produce a seemingly endless supply of irresistibly perky flowers. Colors vary, but most varieties show off bicolor flowers in shades of white, blue, purple, yellow, orange, red, or lilac. Violas, and pansies, look a lot alike and are often sold i...
How To Grow An Avocado Tree
How to Propagate Basil - cut 3-4 inch cuttings right below a leaf node. Remove leaves on the lower 2". Place cuttings in glass of water on a bright, sunny (not hot) window sill. Be carefully, adding water to keep stems immersed. Change the water every other day. In 5-7 days you will begin to see some tiny white roots forming.
Heucheras, the "new hostas" for shady spots. So colorful!
Double edging, just mow no weeding.
How To Grow Your Own Blueberries - I literally just planed our blueberries yesterday so I definitely want to read this for tips!
I like this as an option for front yard focal feature. Maybe in the space next to walkway where bush is now.
11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes - Plant a garden full of mosquito repelling plants so you can actually enjoy being outdoors :) #garden #yard #home
Why You Need Lemon Balm In Your Garden - Uses for lemon balm in your home, garden, beauty routine, cooking as well as lemon balm recipes, and Why You Need Lemon Balm In Your Garden. http://www.annsentitledlife.com/how-does-your-garden-grow/why-you-need-lemon-balm-in-your-garden/
A cozy little hide away with 5 doors. This looks so cozy and quaint. Love it!
Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. I will never buy Rootone again : )
One pinner said: Trailing Rosemary produces beautiful blue foliage. It requires little water, and has a moderate growth rate. It has no allergens, but yet is very fragrant.
Good idea for keeps lights stable. Cement in flower pots and pot pretty flowers around it
Clever container for flowers
Growing Clematis | On Sutton Place
Self Watering Container. I'm going to use this system but in my upside down planters. ( 2 liter in a 5 gallon paint bucket)
DIY Bamboo tomato cages - tutorial is general enough that you could make these in any shape/size. . .get creative
How To Build a Treehouse — Apartment Therapy Tutorials - I would say for ages 10+ and very low in case of falling...
How to Build a Pergola in just one weekend! If we can do it, you can too!
Garden Planting Calendar
Food-That-Magically-Regrows-Itself. Did not work for celery for me. Looked like it would but then it just shot up the middle. Most of the others work or should work though
Here's the splurge! My dream home would definitely showcase an enviable outdoor dining and entertaining area. This outdoor space has it all including a romantic arbor and an amazing pool. I think I'll dive right in!